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of unsolved crimes. this happened just 5th. two men got away in a dodge charger. >> moving on, uc berkeley leading in helping undocumented students get money for education. today, cal announced a grant awarded by the fund for that purpose. abc 7 news is here with a closer look at what that money will do. this other elections like michigan and texas now talking í÷ their own program. >> this was the only student in his high school to get into uc berkeley. >> everybody was happy except me. yeah, i got in. time not going make it. right? i won't be able to go. how am i going pay for this? >> is he an undocumented student and does not qualify for any federal money. the coordinator of the undocumented student program at cal. >> the federal pell grant, work study, loans aren't eligible to undocumented students. >> rivera had a small private scholarship working owed jobs to put himself through cal but it wasn't enough that. is why the chancellor spear headed a scholarship program to help:e students like rivera. the fund responded with a $1 million award. >> the fund one of the core pieces of wor
at cal with a look at what's behind the ban. reporter: students here at uc berkeley say that they really enjoy the holidays but they say they don't want the salvationy army to be any part of it elm student government passed a resolution banning the charity from bell-ringing, from actually collecting any type of donations on campus because they say they are allegedly antigay. discriminating allegedly against gay and lesbian persons in their soup kitchens, offcampus, and trying to prevent federal funding from going to lbgt causes. while students here on campus have mixed feelings about that. >> always support the salvation army. i didn't know they were antigay, homophobics. >> donating to the salvation army sun -- doesn't mean you're prejudiced against gays and lesbians. just means you want to help people. reporter: in a statement salvation army says it believes all people are equal regardless of sexual oren addition and say, we firmly oppose the mistreatment of lgbt persons. salvation army told me by phone that it does not do any bell-ringing on campus or anywhere without permission. stud
three left lanes blocked with roadwork until 11:00. westbound moving nicely. >>> today uc berkeley will announce a dream come true for hundreds of undocuments students, hundreds will get help paying tuition. terry mcsweeney was live at cal with a preview. >> reporter: uc berkeley pushing the envelope again setting up not just a scholarship fund but the largest scholarship fund for undocumented students in the united states. look at pictures of students about 200 estimated are going to be helped by what is called the dreamer's fund which will begin with a million dollar gift from a foundation students from 20 countries will benefit not eligible for federal grants, loans or work study positions. the chancellor pushed to have this program in place. >> i thought this isn't fair. furthermore, these are extraordinarily talented people. in the current era with an of the challenges we have in california, we cannot afford to waste this kind of talent. >> reporter: the scholarships kick in next fall. another gift of $300,000 with will support new resource center at cal. that largest scholars
be in by tomorrow afternoon. >>> new million dollar scholarship fund established at uc berkeley offer financial aid to undocumented students. it is the first of its kind in the nation. and it is not without controversy however. education reporter lee ann has the story. >>reporter: los angeles person here was the only student at the high school to get that uc berkeley. >> everybody was happy because i was like yes i got in but i won't make. >> i won't be able to go. how aim going to pay for it. >>reporter: he's an undocumented student and does not qualify for any federal money. coordinator of the undocumented student program at cal. >> federal pel grant, work study, loan aren't eligible to undocumented students. >>reporter: rivera had a small private scholarship and worked odd jobs to help put himself through cal. but it wasn't enough money to make ends meet. that's why uc berkeley chancellor robert spear head add scholarship program to help students likely vary a.evelyn and walter haas junior fund rae responded with 1 million dollar award. >> the fund one of the core pieces of work is abou
of examples from the uc berkeley archives in that regard. his typewriter. chris arrived at cal with a beautiful, fancy electric typewriter, a covetted object in that prelaptop and prepc era. chris decided that beautiful machine was too bulky and didn't like being tethered to an electrical outlet. one day he traded it for a little olivetti manual. he was so proud. he loved the tactile sense of klaking away, which he did well. he created great works. the next topic are shoes. as enlightened members of the ato fraternity, our class came up with an idea to have a great gatsby party every year. this was a major event where we had a band, pond and duck. chris wanted to dress the part and was delighted to find a snazzy pair of gaudy wing tips. he seemed undeterred by the fact these were golf spikes and that even after i mentioned to him that he would literally be cutting a rug if he wore those things, he bought them any way and unscrewed the spikes and danced up a storm. the floors needed refinishing any way. chris was one of the first people i knew in the prestarbucks era who bought
: a lot more to bring you. cal announces the new football coach for u.c. berkeley. plus the economic problem with proposition 30 what voters passed last month. a driving perk for lawmakers went away but not before some elected officials passed the buck to taxpayers. that story and tonight, dogs usually chase cars but it turns out they can drive them, too. we'll get those pictures. also here. ♪ >> look back at the career of a bay area legend [ female announcer ] for those who love sweets, your season is here. let's just call it the baking time of year. you need special ingredients. you need the staples. that's a given. you need safeway sugar for just $1.97. and that magic thing that makes everyone want another -- only $2.99 for challenge butter. and when hands get messy, quite surely they'll say, "yum! wow! yay! what a sweeter holiday." safeway. ingredients for life. >> dan: we are getting an idea about the possible long term impact, the tax increases voters approved in proposition 30 could have on our state's economy. nannette miranda has the story tonight from sacramento. >> gover
bargaining position. today, fish wholesaler as agreed to continue to paying $3 a pound. >>zo]fv uc berkeley announced a scholarship to fund undocumented students. this streamer -- dreamers fund will help 200 cal students that will not ordinarily qualify for grants. not everyone is happy about the fund. abc 7 news education reporter will have both sides of the controversy on abc 7 news at 5:00 and tonight at 6:00. >> san francisco 49ers announced a team with sony. >> yes. here is a look at what it will mean for fans. >> happening now, it will give fans a unique experience. this is one example of what #@!<5ñ company is bring together table or in this case, the this is the version on display in the sony store. there will be 2500 monitors throughout the new facility, giving fans a few four times higher resolution than standard hdtv. >> you can imagine this is throughout the stadium giving fans replays.y and when referees had knit realtime. >> the ceo long said the"e0ç stadium is not just about big screen buzz a software driven, state of the art network. fans won't need tv screens, because the
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